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James Langston

James Haughton Langston (25 May 1796[1][2] – 19 October 1863) was a British landowner and Member of Parliament.

He was the son of John Langston of Sarsden House, Oxfordshire, and his wife, Sarah. He was educated at Eton College (1811), Christ Church, Oxford (1814). In 1812 he succeeded his father, inheriting the Sarsden estate.

He was appointed High Sheriff of Oxfordshire for 1819–20 and verderer of Wychwood Forest.

He served as MP for New Woodstock from 1820 to 1826 and Oxford from 1826 to 1834 and from 1841 to 1863.

He died in 1863. He had married the Hon. Julia Moreton, the daughter of Thomas Reynolds Moreton, 4th Baron Ducie. They had an only daughter, Julia, to whom he bequeathed his Oxfordshire estate. In 1849 she married her cousin Lord Moreton, later 3rd earl of Ducie.

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  1. ^ England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  2. ^ Peters, Christine (1995). The Lord Lieutenants and High Sheriffs of Oxfordshire. Perpetua Press. p. 7. Retrieved 27 January 2019.

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